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Title:Invisible Africans: hidden communities in Asia
Editor:Jayasuriya, Shihan de SilvaISNI
Year:2007
Periodical:African and Asian Studies (ISSN 1569-2094)
Volume:6
Issue:3
Pages:219-345
Language:English
Geographic term:Asia
Subjects:diasporas
Africans
African Indians
identity
military personnel
Link:http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/15692108/6/3
Abstract:This special volume draws together papers from Indonesia to Palestine, including India and Sri Lanka. It aims to build a more comprehensive picture of a widely dispersed African population from the world's largest continent. Contents: Invisible Africans: hidden communities in Asia, by Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya; A forgotten minority: the Afro-Sri Lankans, by Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya; 'Belanda Hitam': the Indo-African communities on Java, by Ineke van Kessel; Service to God, service to master/client: African Indian military contribution in Karnataka, by Pashington Obeng; African Bedouin in Palestine, by Susan Beckerleg; Sidis in Mumbai: negotiating identities between Mumbai and Gujarat, by Beheroze Shroff; Dynamics of ethnic identity among the Siddis of Hyderabad, by Ababu Minda Yimene. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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